Re: control-panel runaway
Michael Diesburg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri, 11 Jun 1999 14:13:21 -0500 (CDT)
> The control-panel process gets stuck in a compute-bound loop when you
> o run control-panel via an ssh connection to a remote node,
> using the X11 forwarding mechanism,
> in the background
> o break the connection
> via the ~. escape sequence,
> or due to a network problem.
> I've seen this with versions as recent as 3.7-7 , part of Fermi RH 5.2.1
Actually this problem isn't anywhere near that hard to generate. I have
had this happen frequently when I just exited the root account after starting
up X. It happens frequently enough that my solution was to just get rid
of the control panel.